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Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea 2-Day Tour

1. Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea 2-Day Tour

Explore some of Jordan's most spectacular sites on a 2-day, private tour from Amman.  Day 1: Amman - Petra Depart Amman and travel south to Petra. Founded by the Nabateans, Petra is considered one of the wonders of the world. Located 139 miles (225 kilometers) from Amman, Petra was carved in stone more than 2,000 years ago. It dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Upon arrival, walk the narrow path of the Siq to discover the main entrance to the city. At the end of the Siq, see the Treasury (al-Khazneh), which was believed to hold countless treasures. Continue to the monastery and Altar of Sacrifice. Then, transfer to Wadi Rum in the afternoon. Spend the night in a Bedouin camp and enjoy dinner and some nighttime activities. Day 2: Wadi Rum - Dead Sea After breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum by 4WD jeep. Wadi Rum ("Valley of the Moon") is where the legendary film "Lawrence of Arabia" was filmed. Marvel at the unique shape of the mountain as it rises from the rose-red sand of the desert. See towering cliffs of brownish, reddish, and golden colors.  Choose from 2 tent styles: the Deluxe style with a private bathroom and air-conditioning/heating, and the Classic style with a shared bathroom and no air-conditioning. Then transfer to the Dead Sea, famous for the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Located 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is one of Jordan's most spectacular sites. Marvel at the calm waters glinting in the scorching sun. Legendary for its high concentration of salt and minerals, the Dead Sea is therapeutic and provides for a unique swimming experience. After some free time to swim, return to your hotel in Amman.

From Amman: Private Day Tour to Petra & Wadi Rum

2. From Amman: Private Day Tour to Petra & Wadi Rum

Experience the incredible sights of Jordan in a single, action-packed day tour from Amman. This adventure allows travelers staying in Amman the ability to explore two of the world's most awe-inspiring destinations. Embark on a journey that begins at Jordan's crown jewel, the legendary "lost city" of Petra. As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Petra unveils a millennia-old Nabatean city, perfectly preserved beneath layers of sand until its rediscovery just 200-years ago. Wander through Petra's intricate rock-cut architecture, marvel at the iconic Treasury, and immerse yourself in the rich history that emanates from every ancient stone. Continue on to the mesmerizing landscapes of Wadi Rum. Prepare to be captivated by the majestic desert scenery, with its towering sandstone cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and vast golden dunes. Experience the timeless beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you venture deep into the heart of Wadi Rum, immersing yourself in its otherworldly tranquility and Bedouin culture. Conclude this unforgettable journey with a comfortable transfer back to your hotel in Amman.

From Wadi Rum: 8 Hour Jeep Tour with Meal & One-Night Stay

3. From Wadi Rum: 8 Hour Jeep Tour with Meal & One-Night Stay

Starting our adventurous, thrilling, and exciting jeep-safari tour on the red desert in the Unesco wadi rum-protected area, your journey continues through some of the most scenic landscapes and viewpoints in the red desert. Visit top attractions in the Unesco World Heritage-listed area, the spectacular scenery of desert nature is incredible. Behold awe-inspiring vistas of untouched natural landscapes while absorbing fascinating insights about the park during the journey. You'll see the most beautiful highlights on this trip with a glimpse of the traditional Bedouin life, where you find a rugged landscape and with sand boarding included. Our guides are friendly and everything they do is to make you feel secure while having a great time. Includes driver-guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and one night stay in private accommodation at the Wadi Rum Protected Area. ● Experience the history and natural beauty of Wadi Rum with an informative guide ● Small-group tour ensures personalized attention from your guide ● Enjoy a spectacular milky way and stargazing at the camp ● Great-value choice for independent budget travelers ● Optional upgrade to an additional night, which includes extra breakfast and dinner ● If not able to come on the starting time, our guest can come at anytime before 8 pm, then the tour start on next day.

Aqaba: Private Red Sea Diving for Beginner or Experienced

4. Aqaba: Private Red Sea Diving for Beginner or Experienced

This tour is designed for all levels of divers, from beginners to experienced enthusiasts, and is the perfect way to explore the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. We provide all the necessary scuba equipment, including wetsuits, tanks, and regulators, so you can simply focus on enjoying the dive. Our experienced and certified diving instructors will be with you every step of the way, ensuring a safe and exciting experience. During the tour, you'll have the opportunity to get some amazing documentary photos and videos of the stunning underwater scenery, which you can cherish for years to come. This is a private tour, so you'll have the freedom to explore the dive sites at your own pace, without having to worry about other divers. You'll visit 2 different dive sites in one dive, giving you a diverse range of underwater landscapes to explore. Our dive sites are carefully selected to provide the best possible experience for divers of all levels. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, you'll find something to suit your needs. You'll encounter an incredible array of marine life, from colorful tropical fish to immersed wreck. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the wonders of the Red Sea in Aqaba. Book your diving tour with us today and discover the beauty of this incredible underwater world!

Amman/Dead Sea: Petra & Wadi Rum Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

5. Amman/Dead Sea: Petra & Wadi Rum Day Trip with Hotel Pickup

Are you ready for a whirlwind tour of Jordan's crown jewels? This one-day adventure combines the ancient wonders of Petra with the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. Here's what you can expect: Petra: Early morning pick-up at your hotel in Amman or Aqaba. Journey through the dramatic Wadi Musa desert, culminating at the iconic Siq entrance to Petra. Walk the Siq, a narrow gorge carved by millennia of wind and water, feeling the anticipation build. Emerge into the Treasury, Petra's most famous monument, and be awestruck by its scale and intricate carvings. Explore the ancient city, discovering tombs, temples, and amphitheaters carved into the rose-red sandstone cliffs. Learn about the Nabataean civilization, who built this incredible city over 2,000 years ago. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant within Petra. Wadi Rum: After lunch, drive to the stunning Wadi Rum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its otherworldly landscapes. Hop on a 4x4 jeep for a thrilling ride through the Martian-like terrain, passing towering sandstone formations and hidden valleys. Experience the Bedouin lifestyle by visiting a traditional tent and sipping on authentic tea. Enjoy breathtaking views from atop Jebel Khaz'ali, also known as the Lawrence Spring. Watch the sun dip below the horizon, painting the desert in a kaleidoscope of colors. Return to your hotel in Amman in the evening, brimming with memories and photographs.

From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

6. From Eilat, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 3-Day Tour

Day 1: Start your tour from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, or Eilat, depending on the option selected. Cross the border into Jordan and travel to the port city of Aqaba. Enjoy some time to relax in the city, before continuing to Wadi Rum. Arrive at the Bedouin campsite accommodation in Wadi Rum and take in your new surroundings and the scenic views. Once settled into the campsite, head out on a jeep safari tour in the afternoon as the sun begins to set and the air becomes cooler. Enjoy an overnight stay in the camp where you will indulge in an authentic Jordanian meal for dinner. Day 2: As the sun rises in the morning, enjoy breakfast and the view before traveling to Petra. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of this iconic site and get a deeper insight into the history of the ancient Nabatean city. See the most important structures of the site including the famous treasury, the Khazneh. Stay overnight at a hotel in Petra. Day 3:  Depart from Wadi Rum in the morning and explore Petra at your own pace. Revisit sites from the previous day, or uncover new ones. Hike to the Monastery and explore some lesser-visited parts of the complex. After the final day of sightseeing, travel back to the border and return to your original starting point.

From Wadi Rum: 5-Hour Jeep Tour with Meals & Overnight Stay

7. From Wadi Rum: 5-Hour Jeep Tour with Meals & Overnight Stay

Following the pick-up from you Wadi Rum village, located 5km further inside the Visitor Center. Meet your guide and climb aboard a custom-built, four-wheel drive vehicle. Experience the journey by jeep through the Wadi Rum Mountains and embark on an off-road adventure. Drive along roads framed by breaktaking views of the various spectacular views and its surroundings that other normal vehicles can't access. Try some sweet Bedouin tea and our delicious traditional lunch, get some photographs of the viewpoints by foot or a short hike at each highlight, and admire the beautiful Valley of Rum with a 5-hour-guided Jeep tour for approximately 5-7 highlights. At the end of the tour, we will drive you back to our campsite and enjoy a splendid delicious buffet dinner, sit in front of the bonfire, sharing old stories while watching thousand stars under the night at the heart of the Unesco Wadi Rum. When ready, head to your bedouin camp for a cozy night in the desert for overnight. The next morning, we will serve a delicious breakfast before transferring back to our pick-up point for your next adventure.

From Tel Aviv: Petra 1-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

8. From Tel Aviv: Petra 1-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

Meet your guide at the central pickup point in Tel Aviv. Start your trip at 2:00 AM heading south through Jerusalem, so that you can arrive in Petra early enough to enjoy a full day of sightseeing. Travel to the Arava Border. At the border, your guide will assist you with entering Jordan.  Drive from the border to Petra in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy the ride across the vast highway known as the “desert way.” Journey down a scenic mountain route along the mountainside. Arrive at Petra at approximately 11:30 AM and embark on a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the 7 wonders of the world. Explore the sandstone city built in the 3rd century by the Nabataeans.  Discover the palaces, temples, tombs, storerooms, and stables that were all carved into the soft stone cliffs. Marvel at the Greek-style pillars of the Treasury – a masterpiece of masonry work. Walk through the tombs known as the Street of Facades. Visit the 7,000-seat theater. Journey back towards Aqaba at 4:30 PM. Stop along the way at observation points and take in the beautiful landscape of Wadi Rum. At 7:30 PM return to Israel.

From Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum and Dead Sea 3-Day Tour

9. From Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum and Dead Sea 3-Day Tour

Discover the highlights of Jordan on a 3-day trip with a driver-guide from Amman. Marvel at the monuments of the rock-carved city of Petra, witness the sunset over the Dead Sea, and experience Bedouin life at a camp in Wadi Rum. After pickup from your hotel in Amman, Visit Mount Nebo, and Madaba city Churches, then travel along the desert highway toward Petra. Stop at the Dana Reserve and marvel at the beautiful scenery. Continue to Shobak Castle, visit Little Petra, and admire the cut-out rock tombs. Be dropped off at your 3-star hotel in Wadi Mousa for your overnight stay. Spend the day at Petra and marvel at this well-preserved archaeological city. Take your time to explore this architectural feat before heading to Wadi Rum, where you will spend the night in a Bedouin camp. Explore the valley on a Jeep safari and admire the stunning landscapes. Then depart for a Dead Sea beach, passing through the Great Rift Valley to Aqaba City. Enjoy floating at the Dead Sea, and return to Amman in the evening.

From Jerusalem: Petra Day Tour

10. From Jerusalem: Petra Day Tour

Start your tour with pickup at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem. Then, drive through the desert in a comfortable vehicle until you reach the Arava Border. Cross the border with assistants, a procedure which may take up to an hour.  At 8:30 AM, transfer from the border to Petra in a new air-conditioned vehicle. This ride takes approximately 2-3 hours.  Enjoy the scenic route along the mountainside before arriving at Petra's historical site, known as one of the New7Wonders of the World.   At approximately 11:30 AM, begin your tour of Petra at the entrance to the site with a maximum group size of 25 people. Explore the highlights of this impressive site with your guide. Next, start your journey towards Aqaba at 4:30 PM. Make a few stops at certain observations points along the way to appreciate the beautiful landscapes that Wadi Rum has to offer.  At 7:30 PM, return to the Israeli territory with the assistance of your guide and arrive back at the pickup location in Jerusalem by midnight.

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A fantastic experience! The guides were welcoming, friendly and reassuring. They made us feel confident that we were in safe hands from the very first moment. The photos and videos taken while showing us the wonders of this underwater world are a great reminder of an exhilarating and special experience. We highly recommend this company.

Mamdouh is such an amazing person and our tour was awesome as well. We visited some of the best places in Wadi Rum and Mamdouh also gave us a detailed description of that particular place. Highly recommended tour and cheap too!

Mamdouh and his family we're very welcoming and inviting. Anything you want to experience can be aranged. The whole trip is customized to your needs and wishes. Highly recommended Thank you

our guide Ramsy was very kind and treated us very well, explaining everything to us...a beautiful tour, I recommend it

Lost of fun. Very good Driver. And safe. Thank you so much 👍🏻